Best Places to Live in New Mexico

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Mexico by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in New Mexico is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Mexico has a population of 2,085,287 and a population density of 17.1. The capital city is Santa Fe and the largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Los Alamos, NMPopulation: 12,01485A+D+A+A+AAC+
2Mayhill, NMPopulation: 8985FA+A+A+A+BA
3West Hammond, NMPopulation: 2,80283BA+A+B+ABC
4Mesilla, NMPopulation: 2,14183BCA+ABB+A
5La Huerta, NMPopulation: 1,23083D+BA+ABB+A
6City of the Sun, NMPopulation: 3582A+AC+A+D+CB+
7Sandia Heights, NMPopulation: 3,44482CFA+A+AA+B
8Chupadero, NMPopulation: 22482FAA+A+B+A+C
9San Antonito, NMPopulation: 1,01382FAA+A+BBB
10White Rock, NMPopulation: 5,69082BD+A+A+AB+C+
11Cedar Crest, NMPopulation: 1,34681FAA+AB+BB
12La Cueva, NMPopulation: 9081FAA+A+A+B+C+
13Sausal, NMPopulation: 1,04281C+AA+ACC+B
14CaƱada de los Alamos, NMPopulation: 43681A+AB+CCB+C
15Alamogordo, NMPopulation: 30,54480AA+BBCCA
16Las Palomas, NMPopulation: 8980FA+AA+BAB+
17San Pedro, NMPopulation: 9180B+ABA+BBD+
18Corrales, NMPopulation: 8,34080BFA+A+B+AC
19Santa Fe, NMPopulation: 68,29880A+DA+BC+B+C
20Las Cruces, NMPopulation: 97,39380A+A+D+BCC+A
21Paradise Hills, NMPopulation: 4,62880ABAABBC
22Homestead, NMPopulation: 3180A+AC+A+D+CD+
23Luna, NMPopulation: 13780FBA+A+BAB
24Conchas Dam, NMPopulation: 19980FA+B+A+ABB
25Tijeras, NMPopulation: 39780CAAB+C+BB
26Ruidoso, NMPopulation: 8,05580A+ACB+C+BC+
27White Signal, NMPopulation: 24279FA+A+A+BAB+
28Twin Forks, NMPopulation: 21779FA+BAABA
29Los Cerrillos, NMPopulation: 8179FAA+A+B+BC
30Lamy, NMPopulation: 28678FAA+BBA+C
31Rio Rancho, NMPopulation: 87,06878A+BD+ABBC
32Cloudcroft, NMPopulation: 66978BAD+ACBA
33North Hobbs, NMPopulation: 5,29378AABC+BBC+
34Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NMPopulation: 6,02178BDA+B+BAC
35Edgewood, NMPopulation: 3,73078C+B+A+AC+BD+
36Kingston, NMPopulation: 17278FA+A+C+BA+B+
37Tularosa, NMPopulation: 2,86578BA+ABDD+B+
38Garfield, NMPopulation: 16478FA+AABBB+
39University Park, NMPopulation: 3,45378A+A+C+AFCA
40Silver City, NMPopulation: 10,33177A+A+DBCCB+
41Aztec, NMPopulation: 6,73677AAC+BCBC
42Placitas, NMPopulation: 5,49177FDA+A+B+AB
43Valencia, NMPopulation: 2,34477CA+A+C+CC+B
44Cedro, NMPopulation: 38077FAAA+BBB
45Indian Hills, NMPopulation: 1,33177A+A+ACD+D+D+
46Waterflow, NMPopulation: 1,30877FA+A+B+BBC
47Los Lunas, NMPopulation: 14,73177B+AD+BC+C+B
48Sandia Knolls, NMPopulation: 2,07977FBA+A+B+BD+
49Sandia Park, NMPopulation: 18377FAB+B+C+B+B
50Ponderosa Pine, NMPopulation: 1,04677FDA+A+BAB
51Pojoaque, NMPopulation: 2,07577DA+A+BC+CC+
52Fairacres, NMPopulation: 71677D+AC+BC+BA
53Jaconita, NMPopulation: 29077C+CA+ACB+C+
54Cedar Grove, NMPopulation: 79877FAB+A+B+B+D+
55Cannon AFB, NMPopulation: 2,58677DA+C+A+CCB
56Bosque Farms, NMPopulation: 3,90477C+C+C+AC+BB
57Eunice, NMPopulation: 2,91676CA+B+D+BD+A
58Clayton, NMPopulation: 2,61976C+A+A+CCDC+
59Spencerville, NMPopulation: 1,32276FAA+BB+C+C
60Arenas Valley, NMPopulation: 1,42276FA+A+AC+D+B+
61Albuquerque, NMPopulation: 545,08376A+B+FB+C+BB
62Arroyo Hondo, NMPopulation: 20376FAA+AC+AD
63Las Maravillas, NMPopulation: 1,85576FAA+BBC+B
64Radium Springs, NMPopulation: 1,45176FA+A+C+BC+A
65La Hacienda, NMPopulation: 25476A+ADD+D+BB+
66El Rancho, NMPopulation: 1,05576FCA+B+BB+C+
67Tesuque, NMPopulation: 97976FFA+AAA+C
68Carlsbad, NMPopulation: 26,15876AA+FC+CD+A
69North Valley, NMPopulation: 11,57576BBC+C+CBB
70La Mesilla, NMPopulation: 1,83676FC+A+B+BBC+
71Rosedale, NMPopulation: 19176B+ADBD+BB+
72Chical, NMPopulation: 7076FAC+A+ACB
73Peralta, NMPopulation: 3,64776CA+CB+C+C+B
74El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NMPopulation: 1,16075FAA+BCBC+
75Dexter, NMPopulation: 1,53875DA+A+DC+DB+
76Agua Fria, NMPopulation: 3,08175B+AAD+D+BC
77Capitan, NMPopulation: 1,57475FA+A+BCCC+
78Loving, NMPopulation: 1,30275D+A+A+D+CFA
79Jemez Springs, NMPopulation: 25575DCBA+BB+C+
80Farmington, NMPopulation: 45,45875AADBC+BC
81Mimbres, NMPopulation: 63475FA+D+A+BC+B+
82Artesia, NMPopulation: 11,26875A+A+FCCCA
83Santa Teresa, NMPopulation: 4,58475DA+BC+CC+A
84Raton, NMPopulation: 6,82575AA+BBD+D+D+
85Arroyo Seco, NMPopulation: 1,78575CDA+ACAD
86Cuyamungue Grant, NMPopulation: 12175FDA+A+AAC+
87Atoka, NMPopulation: 1,13975FA+A+DBCA
88Truth or Consequences, NMPopulation: 6,47775AA+CC+FD+B+
89Eldorado at Santa Fe, NMPopulation: 6,14075FFA+A+BAC
90Questa, NMPopulation: 1,66075D+A+A+BDCD
91Lordsburg, NMPopulation: 3,03875C+A+BCCD+B+
92Bayard, NMPopulation: 2,73475CA+ACD+DB+
93La Villita, NMPopulation: 1,55075FC+A+BBBC+
94Hillsboro, NMPopulation: 11074DA+CCB+BB+
95Holloman AFB, NMPopulation: 3,58574FA+C+A+CCB+
96Portales, NMPopulation: 12,32774AA+FC+D+CB
97Luis Lopez, NMPopulation: 16374FAC+ACAB+
98Elephant Butte, NMPopulation: 1,18974FA+A+C+D+C+B+
99Clovis, NMPopulation: 37,53874A+A+FC+CCB
100Chili, NMPopulation: 1,05274FAA+BBCC+
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